Katherine Roper


University of Pretoria


Kate Roper is a PhD Candidate in the Chair in Critical Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Pretoria. She is a registered professional engineer specialising in infrastructure capital project and programme delivery, strategic thinking, problem solving, project management, facilitation, quality assurance, and governance. She is an expert in the preparation and delivery of infrastructure programmes and projects at hospitals, clinics, health training and emergency medical facilities; schools and circuit offices; community-based water and sanitation projects; ports and harbours. She has experience in change management with senior management of a range of development organisations.

Kate’s experience combines hard technical and engineering skills with core management skills, and the ability to build effective teams.

She serves as a member of the South African Federation of Hospital Engineering.


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